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Miracle on the Hudson

<p>The left engine of the US Airways airplane that crash landed in the Hudson River last week is lifted out of the water in New York January 23, 2009.  REUTERS/Patrick Andrade</p>

The left engine of the US Airways airplane that crash landed in the Hudson River last week is lifted out of the water in New York January 23, 2009. REUTERS/Patrick Andrade

The left engine of the US Airways airplane that crash landed in the Hudson River last week is lifted out of the water in New York January 23, 2009. REUTERS/Patrick Andrade

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<p>The left engine of the US Airways jetliner that crash landed in the Hudson River last week is inspected by NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) officials after being lifted out of the water in New York January 23, 2009.  REUTERS/Patrick Andrade</p>

The left engine of the US Airways jetliner that crash landed in the Hudson River last week is inspected by NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) officials after being lifted out of the water in New York January 23, 2009. REUTERS/Patrick...more

The left engine of the US Airways jetliner that crash landed in the Hudson River last week is inspected by NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) officials after being lifted out of the water in New York January 23, 2009. REUTERS/Patrick Andrade

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<p>As workers on shore watch, a crane hoists the wreckage of the US Airways airplane that crashed in the Hudson River out of the icy river in New York, January 17, 2009.   REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine</p>

As workers on shore watch, a crane hoists the wreckage of the US Airways airplane that crashed in the Hudson River out of the icy river in New York, January 17, 2009. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

As workers on shore watch, a crane hoists the wreckage of the US Airways airplane that crashed in the Hudson River out of the icy river in New York, January 17, 2009. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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<p>Emergency crew members work around the wreckage of the US Airways airplane that crashed in the Hudson River, as the tail fin and left wing stick out of the icy waters while awaiting it's removal, in New York January 17, 2009.  REUTERS/Patrick Andrade</p>

Emergency crew members work around the wreckage of the US Airways airplane that crashed in the Hudson River, as the tail fin and left wing stick out of the icy waters while awaiting it's removal, in New York January 17, 2009. REUTERS/Patrick...more

Emergency crew members work around the wreckage of the US Airways airplane that crashed in the Hudson River, as the tail fin and left wing stick out of the icy waters while awaiting it's removal, in New York January 17, 2009. REUTERS/Patrick Andrade

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<p>A crane looms over the submerged wreckage of US Airways flight 1549 as it prepares to lift the Airbus A320 from its makeshift mooring along a seawall in lower Manhattan, in New York, January 17, 2009.  REUTERS/Edouard H.R.Gluck/Pool</p>

A crane looms over the submerged wreckage of US Airways flight 1549 as it prepares to lift the Airbus A320 from its makeshift mooring along a seawall in lower Manhattan, in New York, January 17, 2009. REUTERS/Edouard H.R.Gluck/Pool

A crane looms over the submerged wreckage of US Airways flight 1549 as it prepares to lift the Airbus A320 from its makeshift mooring along a seawall in lower Manhattan, in New York, January 17, 2009. REUTERS/Edouard H.R.Gluck/Pool

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<p>Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane after it landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. The jet with more than 150 people on board came down into the frigid Hudson River off Manhattan after hitting a flock of geese.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane after it landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. The jet with more than 150 people on board came down into the frigid Hudson River off Manhattan after hitting a flock of geese. ...more

Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane after it landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. The jet with more than 150 people on board came down into the frigid Hudson River off Manhattan after hitting a flock of geese. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Passengers wait to be rescued after a U.S. Airways plane crashed into the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Passengers wait to be rescued after a U.S. Airways plane crashed into the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Passengers wait to be rescued after a U.S. Airways plane crashed into the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Emergency personnel search for more passengers after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Emergency personnel search for more passengers after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Emergency personnel search for more passengers after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane as a ferry pulls up to it after it landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane as a ferry pulls up to it after it landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane as a ferry pulls up to it after it landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Passengers are rescued after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Emergency personnel search for passengers after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.    REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Emergency personnel search for passengers after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Emergency personnel search for passengers after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Divers swim beside a U.S. Airways plane after it landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Divers swim beside a U.S. Airways plane after it landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Divers swim beside a U.S. Airways plane after it landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>An inflated life jacket floats in the water after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

An inflated life jacket floats in the water after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

An inflated life jacket floats in the water after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A passenger is brought onto a boat after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A passenger is brought onto a boat after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A passenger is brought onto a boat after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A passenger is transported by emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

A passenger is transported by emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A passenger is transported by emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>A passenger is transported by emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.    REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

A passenger is transported by emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A passenger is transported by emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>An injured person is loaded into an ambulance near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.    REUTERS/Chip East</p>

An injured person is loaded into an ambulance near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

An injured person is loaded into an ambulance near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

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<p>Rescue workers stand near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Chip East</p>

Rescue workers stand near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

Rescue workers stand near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

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<p>Rescue workers arrive near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Chip East</p>

Rescue workers arrive near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

Rescue workers arrive near the scene of a U.S. Airways plane crash in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

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<p>A fireman runs through a rescue boat as it heads out to a U.S. Airways plane that crashed into the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A fireman runs through a rescue boat as it heads out to a U.S. Airways plane that crashed into the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A fireman runs through a rescue boat as it heads out to a U.S. Airways plane that crashed into the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Rescue vessels surround a U.S. Airways plane after it crashed into the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009.    REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Rescue vessels surround a U.S. Airways plane after it crashed into the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Rescue vessels surround a U.S. Airways plane after it crashed into the Hudson River in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A passenger speaks with emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

A passenger speaks with emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A passenger speaks with emergency personnel after a U.S. Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Life jackets float near the crash site of a US Airways plane which landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East</p>

Life jackets float near the crash site of a US Airways plane which landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

Life jackets float near the crash site of a US Airways plane which landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

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<p>Jeff Kolodjay, a passenger on a U.S. Airways plane that crashed into the Hudson River, talks with the media after being rescued in New York, January 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Jeff Kolodjay, a passenger on a U.S. Airways plane that crashed into the Hudson River, talks with the media after being rescued in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Jeff Kolodjay, a passenger on a U.S. Airways plane that crashed into the Hudson River, talks with the media after being rescued in New York, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) speaks at a news conference after a US Airways Airbus A320 airliner made an emergency landing in the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey after taking off from New York's LaGuardia Airport, January 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) speaks at a news conference after a US Airways Airbus A320 airliner made an emergency landing in the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey after taking off from New York's LaGuardia Airport, January...more

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) speaks at a news conference after a US Airways Airbus A320 airliner made an emergency landing in the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey after taking off from New York's LaGuardia Airport, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A US Airways Airbus A-320 airliner floats down the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey (back) after making an emergency landing in the river after taking off from New York's Laguardia Airport, January 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

A US Airways Airbus A-320 airliner floats down the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey (back) after making an emergency landing in the river after taking off from New York's Laguardia Airport, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A US Airways Airbus A-320 airliner floats down the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey (back) after making an emergency landing in the river after taking off from New York's Laguardia Airport, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A US Airways Airbus A-320 airliner floats down the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey (back) after making an emergency landing in the river after taking off from New York's Laguardia Airport, January 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

A US Airways Airbus A-320 airliner floats down the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey (back) after making an emergency landing in the river after taking off from New York's Laguardia Airport, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A US Airways Airbus A-320 airliner floats down the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey (back) after making an emergency landing in the river after taking off from New York's Laguardia Airport, January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A US Airways airbus A320 plane lies in water after it splashed down in the Hudson River off Manhattan in New York January 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

A US Airways airbus A320 plane lies in water after it splashed down in the Hudson River off Manhattan in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A US Airways airbus A320 plane lies in water after it splashed down in the Hudson River off Manhattan in New York January 15, 2009. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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